Posts By Lance

About Lance

I’m a former middle school teacher who loves working with educators and students from all over the globe. Helping to build and support the DEN community has been my passion since it began in 2005.

  1. DEN March Madness Final Four

    Many of you may not know this, but I used to be quite the b-ball player.  As you’ll see to the left, I won a lot of contests in my day.  Unfortunately, I didn’t grow much after that picture so despite my killer crossover and shooting prowess, my hoops career went from NBA dreams to […]

  2. DEN Pre-FETC Event

    STAR Discovery Educators from all over the globe are invited to kick off 2011 with the DEN at our pre-FETC extravaganza on Tuesday, February 1, 2011.  The day will feature special presentations from Hall Davidson, Steve Dembo and Kathy Schrock.  As always, we’ll have plenty of time for sharing and networking as well.  Tuesday, February 1, […]

  3. Create a Story, Donate a Gift

    From now until December 17 STAR Discovery Educators and their students have the opportunity to earn holiday gifts for students in need by submitting entries to the The Hub Create a Story Contest. For every contest entry from students of STAR Discovery Educators we will donate a toy to a local charity in Silver Spring, […]

  4. Tundra Connections: 7 Ways to Take Action

    Reposted from I’m spending the week with my friends at Polar Bears International on the tundra near Churchill, Manitoba.  Currently, we are on a Tundra Buggy getting ready for a few days of live webcasting.  I hope you’ll join us over the next few days.  You can check out the schedule at: The […]

  5. Tundra Connections: Time to Test Your Connection

    We are very excited to connect with classrooms around the world as we participate in Polar Bears International’s Tundra Connections program. If you are planning to join us on November 15 and/or November 16, please take some time to test your connection.  There is no special login needed, but we strongly encourage you to visit […]

  6. Science of Everyday Life

    Science of Everyday Life provides teachers, parents and students with a fun and interactive platform to explore the surprising and important role that science plays in our daily lives. Through 3M’s power of innovation and Discovery Education’s engaging digital content and curricula, Science of Everyday Life introduces a new opportunity for fun and creative learning […]

  7. Tundra Connections

    Thanks to our friends at Polar Bears International (especially STAR DE Julene Reed) we have the distinct pleasure to offer our DEN community the opportunity to participate in a series of live webcasts from the tundra – Tundra Connections – where your students can meet and talk with world-renowned scientists while they’re right in the […]

  8. We’re watching you, too…Mr. Dembo

    Anyone who has been part of the DEN for even a second knows how talented, collaborative and creative Steve Dembo, our Director of the Online Community and Social Media Strategy, really is.  He is a thought leader in education – Teach42.  He is a Wizard of Web 2.0.  And now he is one of the […]